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South Sudan on the Brink of Famine Demands Urgent Action

On the first of April, I walked with great sadness through the United Nations compound in Juba, capital of South Sudan, the world’s newest nation, now in free fall after a hopeful beginning three years ago. The compound is sheltering more than 21,000 displaced people who fled to safety after a spasm of violence in mid-December killed untold thousands.

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South Sudan Crisis - Fact Sheet #37, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • Humanitarian organizations are increasingly concerned regarding severely deteriorating food security conditions in South Sudan. An estimated 7 million people are vulnerable to food insecurity, with 3.7 million people at high risk, according to the U.N. Malnutrition levels are also increasing, and the U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) estimates that 222,700 children may require treatment for severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in the coming months—more than double the number of children requiring treatment in 2013.

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South Sudan Crisis - Fact Sheet #36, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Relief agencies are working to quickly decongest the overcrowded the U.N. Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) bases in Juba town, Central Equatoria State, and Malakal town, Upper Nile.

  • To reach conflict-affected populations displaced outside of UNMISS bases, relief agencies are deploying mobile response teams to remote, difficult-to-access areas.

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Recent Reported Incidents of Violence in South Sudan (Last Updated 03/28/14)

[South Sudan Crisis - Fact Sheet #35, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014](/node 648370)

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South Sudan Crisis - Fact Sheet #35, Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Conflict that erupted on December 15 has displaced nearly 1.1 million people.

  • Relocation efforts are underway in UNMISS internally displaced person (IDP) sites to reduce overcrowding in flood-prone areas.

  • The U.N. World Food Program (WFP) distributes approximately 1,300 metric tons (MT) of food commodities to refug

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Emergency Transboundary Outbreak Pest (ETOP) Situation Report for February with a Forecast till Mid-April, 2014

Summary

The Desert Locust (SGR1) situation remained active in February in the central outbreak region on the Red Sea coasts and the Horn of Africa. Aerial and/or ground control treated hoppers and swarms on some 50,000 ha in Saudi Arabia, Eritrea, Sudan, Yemen and northern Somalia. Other countries in the region remained calm during this month (DLCO-EA2 , DLMCC/Yemen, FAO-DLIS,
LCC/Oman, PPD/Sudan).

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South Sudan Crisis Fact Sheet #32 for Fiscal Year 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Volatile security conditions persist in Jonglei, Unity, and Upper Nile states.

  • Food insecurity and malnutrition concerns escalate as conflict impedes aid operations and disrupts market activities.

  • Relief agencies press armed actors for unfettered humanitarian access to all conflict-affected and displaced people.

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

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South Sudan Crisis Fact Sheet #30 for Fiscal Year 2014

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • Vulnerable populations continue to flee ongoing fighting in South Sudan, with violence displacing nearly 882,000 people—including both internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees fleeing to neighboring countries—since December 15, according to the U.N.

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South Sudan Crisis Fact Sheet #31 for Fiscal Year 2014

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • Vulnerable populations continue to flee ongoing fighting in South Sudan, with violence displacing nearly 885,000 people—including both internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees fleeing to neighboring countries—since December 15, according to the U.N.

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South Sudan Crisis Fact Sheet #29 for Fiscal Year 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Recent clashes in Malakal town, Upper Nile State, and related inter-communal violence within the local UNMISS base resulted in at least 17 deaths and wounded approximately 150 people, according to the U.N.

  • Humanitarian actors are pre-positioning food commodities and relief supplies in advance of the April-to-August rainy season.

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

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Emergency Transboundary Outbreak Pest (ETOP) Situation Report for January with a Forecast till Mid-March, 2014

The Desert Locust (SGR1) situation remained active on the Red Sea coasts in January where breeding continued and hoppers and swarms were reported in several places in Eritrea, Sudan, Saudi Arabia and Yemen during this month.